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Coat of Arms of the National University of San Marcos
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NORAD, at Cheyenne Mt., Colorado
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Konrad Zuse in 1992 (requires undeletion)
- Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (1895-1970), Soviet military commander.jpg
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|1885 – North-West Rebellion: Louis Riel and the Métis rebels were decisively defeated by Canadian forces under Major-General Frederick Middleton in Batoche, Saskatchewan.||Saved for November 16|
|1958 – Canada and the United States signed a formal agreement establishing the North American Air Defense Command to provide aerospace warning and defence for North America.||refimprove|
- 907– Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Tang Dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule.
- 1364 – King of Poland Casimir III issued a royal charter to establish Jagiellonian University, the nation's oldest university.
- 1588 – An apparently spontaneous public uprising arose in staunchly Catholic Paris against the moderate policies of Henry III.
- 1865 – In the last major clash of arms of the American Civil War, the Union Army engaged the Confederates along the banks of the Rio Grande east of Brownsville, Texas.
- 1881 – Under the threat of invasion, the Bey of Tunis Muhammad III as-Sadiq signed the Treaty of Bardo to make Tunisia a French protectorate.
- 1926 – The Trades Union Congress, a federation of British trade unions, announced that it would end its week-long general strike "in defence of [coal] miners' wages and hours".
- 1942 – World War II: Soviet forces under Marshal Semyon Timoshenko launched a major offensive in eastern Ukraine, only to be encircled and destroyed by German troops two weeks later.
- 1968 – The 1st Australian Task Force began the defence of Fire Support Base Coral in the largest unit-level action of the Vietnam War for the Australian Army.
- 1998 – Four students were shot and killed at Trisakti University in Indonesia, leading to widespread riots and eventually the fall of Suharto.
- 2006 – A cartoon that allegedly compared Iranian Azeris to cockroaches was published in an Iranian magazine, sparking riots throughout the country.
- 2008 – In Postville, Iowa, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted the largest-ever raid of a workplace and arrested nearly 400 immigrants for identity theft and document fraud.
- 1551 – The National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, was founded in Lima, Peru.
- 1846 – Led by George Donner, the American pioneer group known as the Donner Party, which would become known for resorting to cannibalism when they became trapped in the Sierra Nevadas, left Independence, Missouri, for California.
- 1941 – Konrad Zuse Germanisc engineer presented the Z3 (replica pictured), the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, to an audience of scientists in Berlin.
- 1955 – The Allied occupation of Austria came to an end, with the nation regaining its independence ten years after the end of World War II.
- 1975 – The Cambodian navy seized the American container ship SS Mayaguez in recognized international waters, but claimed as territorial waters by Cambodia.
- 2008 – An earthquake measuring about 8.0 Ms struck the Sichuan province of China, killing at least 69,000 people, injuring at least 374,000, and leaving at least 4.8 million others homeless.